Camp Hancock State Historic Site, Bismarck

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Camp Hancock Site on Main Ave. in Bismarck, North Dakota was built in 1872. It has also been known as Camp Hancock Historic Site and as Camp Hancock. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
It served as a garrison for troops guarding the construction of railway through the area during 1872–1877.
One exhibit is the Bread of Life Church, (later St. George's Episcopal Church) which was completed in 1881 and moved here in 1965.
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  • This little spot is most interesting and it is free. Read the placards that are set up and you will get a history of the camp’s origins. Interesting fo sure. 
    This little spot is most interesting and it is free. Read the placards that are set up and you will get a history of the camp’s origins. Interesting fo sure.  more »
  • It's only open fully on weekend afternoons, but the grounds are always open and free. Gorgeous recreated church, a train engine from 1909 in spectacular shape. Most of the old fort is gone, only... 
    It's only open fully on weekend afternoons, but the grounds are always open and free. Gorgeous recreated church, a train engine from 1909 in spectacular shape. Most of the old fort is gone, only...  more »
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  • Interesting bit of history right on main Street
  • Nice small park in downtown Bismark. Has a train engine, chuch and one other building.

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